Pakistan vs New Zealand: 25% of spectators allowed in Rawalpindi, Lahore
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has allowed 25% of spectators to watches matches played between Pakistan and New Zealand in Rawalpindi and Lahore.
The Blackcaps will return to Pakistan after 18 long years for three ODIs and five T20I.
The T20Is will be hosted by Lahore Gaddafi Stadium while ODIs will be hosted by Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.
A total of 4,500 spectators will be allowed to enter Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium for ODIs while 5,500 spectators will be allowed to spectate T20Is at the Gaddafi Stadium.
However, only those who are fully vaccinated and have immunization certificate in possession at the time of the match will be allowed to enter.
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan: “Spectators are the essence of any sport event as they create an ambience and atmosphere for the players to excel, perform and enjoy. In this background, we are grateful to the NCOC for allowing the PCB to invite 25 per cent crowds for the eight matches.
“I am sure following the NCOC decision, the unvaccinated cricket followers will expedite their vaccination process so that they can witness the first series on home soil between the two sides since 2003.
“This will be an opportunity for the spectators to not only enjoy some quality cricket in the season-opening series but also support and back players from either side as the ODIs count towards the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 qualification, while the T20Is will lead into the ICC T20 World Cup.”
Afghanistan wants to host Pakistan for cricket series
KARACHI: Newly appointed Afghanistan cricket chairman Azizullah Fazli said Wednesday he would...
Heather Knight shows disappointment over ECB's decision to cancel Pak tour
England women captain, Heather Knight said that the decision to call off...
PBCC’s chairman: Ramiz Raja should increase blind cricketers salaries
Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) chairman, Sultan Shah advised Pakistan Cricket Board...
Daren Sammy criticizes Eng and NZ over Pak tour cancellation
Former West-Indies cricketer, Daren Sammy came forward in support of Pakistan and...
Ramiz Raja: ‘Australians have changed their DNA because of IPL money’
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Ramiz Raja has named Indian Premier League...